MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions has announced that London-based Territory Studio made extensive use of its acclaimed 3D software solution, Cinema 4D, as a cornerstone digital content creation tool on Blade Runner 2049 to produce story specific screen graphics and concepts for on-set and post that appear extensively throughout the Warner Bros./Alcon Entertainment iconic sci-fi sequel. Blade Runner 2049, directed by Oscar-nominated director, Denis Villaneuve (Sicario, Arrival) takes place three decades after the events of the first Blade Runner film in the aftermath of the ‘Blackout’, an apocalyptic type of episode that has deeply altered day-to-day life and technology in Los Angeles. The film features a new blade runn
MAXON, the leading developer of the professional 3D modeling, animation, painting and rendering solution Cinema 4D, has released Cineware for Illustrator. This new plugin allows artists and designers to add and edit 3D objects directly within Adobe Illustrator CC, the industry-standard vector graphics application included in the Adobe Creative Cloud. Cineware uses the same powerful 3D engine as Cinema 4D, MAXON’s industry-leading, intuitive, professional 3D application. Users can import any Cinema 4D file and tweak the view, lighting and textures in order to integrate 3D elements with 2D designs or use 3D elements as templates when creating vector artwork in Adobe Illustrator. MAXON has partnered with Turbosquid, the leading online source for 3D models to provide Cineware for Illustr
MAXON, that has released Cinema 4D, the next generation of its acclaimed 3D animation, graphics, VFX, and visualization software, has been honored at SIGGRAPH 2017 the leading annual conference and exhibition dedicated to computer graphics and interactive techniques – with two prestigious industry awards: the Computer Graphics World Magazine (CGW) and the Silver Edge Award. These awards are presented to companies with products or offerings that represent the best of show and have the potential to greatly impact the industry. This year marks the fifth time CGW has recognized MAXON with the award. MAXON is also a recipient of the postPerspective Impact Award that honours innovative products and technologies for the post-production and production industries that will influence the way p
Maxon, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation, painting and rendering solutions has announced that Extravaganza, a new virtual reality (VR) short film satire directed by Ethan Shaftel will make its European premiere at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival. The Festival that opened on May 17th will go up to 28th May. Besides, Maxon has said that the short film powers the company’s acclaimed Cinema 4D software and its CV-VR Cam dedicated plug-in for rendering virtual reality (VR) content. The film, which stars Paul Scheer, John Gemberling, Will Greenberg and Annie Tedesco opened to positive acclaim at the Tribeca Film Festival. Extravaganza is an immersive experience where the viewer puts on a VR headset and becomes a programmed puppet forced to perform in a ludicrou
MAXON has released a Perception Guide to Fictional User Interface (FUI), a comprehensive tutorial series for its Cineversity training and resource site. Created by the New York City-based Perception motion graphics studio creative team, the tutorials are designed to help CG artists learn the technical aspects of creating futuristic motion graphics imagery. The FUI GUI and HUD form of motion graphics help artists to design the future by way of a user interface or heads-up display operated by characters in a film or a television show to control devices that do not yet exist. These design elements are commonly used to move a story along, and can generate big business for a design firm.
Groundbreaking Innovation Optimizes Workflow and Elevates 3D Content Creation Experiences MAXON today announced Cinema 4D Release 17 (R17), a milestone release of its cornerstone 3D animation, graphics, VFX, visualization, and rendering software. Cinema 4D R17 delivers new, expanded and completely reworked features for exceptional performance allowing creatives to more easily and efficiently manage and create outstanding content. Central to Cinema 4D R17 is the new Take System that provides complete and flexible scene handling to manage render layers and animation variations. Also included are new Lens Distortion tools for improved motion tracking, and completely reworked Spline Tools for a more efficient workflow for manipulating points, lines, tangents, arcs and more. (more…)
Jeremy Cox, Imaginary Forces Art Director, to Appear at MAXON NAB 2015 Exhibitor Booth to Showcase Cinema 4D Creative Workflow on WGN America’s Historical Drama Friedrichsdorf, Germany – March 30, 2015 – MAXON extends heartiest congratulations to Imaginary Forces, a preeminent creative studio and production company, on winning the 2015 SXSW “Excellence in Title Design Award” for the WGN America network’s “Manhattan” TV series. [Watch “Manhattan” full title sequence here.] (more…)
MAXON, the industry-leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, announces its presence at The South by Southwest (SXSW) – a collection of conferences and festivals that “offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies” in Austin, March 13–22, 2015. (more…)
Exhibitor Participation Includes Digital Sculpting in Cinema 4D Sessions with Veteran 3D Artist Chris Korn MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, invites members of the press and show attendees to visit its exhibitor booth (B16/Hall A) at Creative Talent Network Animation eXpo (CTNX), November 21-23, in Burbank, Calif. CTNX is an animation convention that focuses on putting "the talent" center stage. The event brings together creative professionals from the digital and traditional worlds of animation and features workshops and educational sessions, artist and vendor demos, and networking events. MAXON returns as a show exhibitor and has enlisted the talents of Chris Korn, a veteran Cinema 4D artist and motion graphics and ch...
Presentations from Creative Professionals Rick Barrett and Chris Meyer to Illustrate Techniques in MAXON Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects CC to Maximize 3D Creativity MAXON, leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering software solutions, is pleased to participate and sponsor Adobe MAX, taking place October 6 -7, 2014, in Los Angeles. The annual event, billed as “The Creativity Conference,” is held by Adobe Systems to explore the “intersection of creativity and technology” bringing together sessions, speakers and workshops centered around the latest Adobe releases to help users build “…great creative experiences.” (more…)